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Relationship between climatic factors and the diet selected by ruminants on Karoo veld (Short communication)

  • 1984
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 14
P.J.L. Zeeman & A.J. Fourie Page: 178 - 180

Diet selection and intake by cattle, goats and sheep was related to climatic factors by principal-component analysis. Digestibility of selected material and digestible organic matter intake per metabolic size (DOMI/kg W0.75) were significantly correlated to a principal component combining rainfall,…

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